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Fox II

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“akaroa harbour”(39 reviews)
Sail with dolphins in the crater of an extinct volcano on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch, the Fox II. Relax and soak up the sun, sea and hills or take part as one of the crew. See Hector dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, blue and...more
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2 Rue Balguerie | Daly's Wharf, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 800 369 7245
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you only do one thing in Akaroa, take this tour!! Roy is absolutely amazing and welcoming as soon as you're aboard the Fox II. He's very knowledgeable about the local history and the crew were so kind and wonderful in answering questions. We saw...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kit L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it, loved the sailing. Very attentive crew, loved it all . Dolphins, penguins and seals and a terrific sail tacking across the inlet. Nice hot chocolate. Very good commentary by Captain Roy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dr Tim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Roy, Jercen and Dominique were fabulous hosts. One of my favorite days in New Zealand. Roy played wonderful music to enhance the sailing trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to go out on the harbour in Akaroa then this the boat to go on. Roy and his crew were fantastic. Very friendly crew (thanks dutchies!), knowledgeable on the area and lots of wildlife to be seen. Had an amazing time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tracey D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could see many kinds of animals including dolphins and penguins!! And the view was really awesome. I really enjoyed the tour!! The captain and crews were really nice and kind!! They explained everything about Akaroa!! I recommend that you should do this activity 한국분들...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NamkyungOh
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Kiwi-friend of us (who have been working as tour guide for many years) recommended this tour to us. We had a great day, cloudy in the beginning but as the sky cleared of, the views were even more impressiv. We saw lots of dolphins,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Invocation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great boat, as I always imagined a sailing boat to be, with lots of wood and a flavor of history, adventure and experience. A friendly crew, many informations and a marvelous time enjoyng the wind, the water, the scene, the Hector dolphins, the Little Blue...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lucristo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended way to spend a peaceful morning marvelling the dolphins, seals and birds. The crew were friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MonChCh2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible!!! Great experience, sailing, dolphins, seals, birds and heaps of history. Great crew. Would definitely do it again next time I am in Akaroa

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robnga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable day, nice crew and warm drinks while watching the dolphins ! Would recommend very highly :) Thanks captain Roy, Yercen and Dominique !

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from 2014jojoma | Reviewed this property |
We booked our trip on Fox II on our Celebrity Cruise ship. We took the tender from our ship to the pier and picked up the Fox II there.